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September 10, 2016

Persevering Through Brain Cancer, Travis McGinnis Remains Upbeat and Optimistic

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

Travis McGinnis was just 30 years old when an insidious cancer was discovered in his brain. It had been growing there for some time, he says — his physicians estimated between five and 10 years. Had the stage-three oligoastrocytoma not been detected when it was, Travis would have likely lost his life. As it happened, […]

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Tags: brain tumor, Glioma, Hope Lodge, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery, oligoastrocytoma, radiation therapy


March 26, 2010

Jill Camirand: Off and Running

By Jim McVeigh jim mcveigh

Jill Camirand likes to keep moving. When she finished college in New Hampshire the first thing she did was get on a train and go. She didn’t have a particular destination in mind, she just wanted to see where it would take her. Now some 10 years later Jill lives in Flagstaff, Arizona, and is […]

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Tags: 1136, 2868, 3640, 3719, 3723, 5292, 5333, Alyx Porter, brain tumor, Cancer, Jill Camirand, Mayo Clinic


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